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The Gauthiers | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet


These micro posts present the first generation of each of the families that established different surnames found in Caraquet, New Brunswick. Most of the information is drawn from Fidele Theriault’s genealogical dictionary “Les Familles de Caraquet”. His book is in French and offers a lot more information including family trees of the first generations (with precise dates)  and in many cases explanations of how the first pioneers arrived in Caraquet and other fascinating anecdotes. If you don’t have access to the book you can contact me for extra information by leaving a comment underneath this post.

 

 

Louis Gauthier was from France and was the son of Nicolas Gauthier and Catherine Gerard. He is said to have been part of Napoleon’s Grande Armee and to have taken part in the Battle of Waterloo. Continue reading

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The Caughnawaga Troubles (1878) | Surnames: Meloche, Jones, Lecuyer, Deblois, Lafleur, Desparaois, Perras, Therrien, Plante, Cardinal, Giroux, sr., Trudeau, Boulrice, Champagne, Giroux, jr., Duranceau

Index: Newspaper Clippings & Other Extracts Related To Kahnawà:ke

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THE CAUGHNAWAGA TROUBLES

 

THE INQUEST

on the fatal fire at Caughnawaga was closed yesterday. notwithstanding the most most diligent and painstaking endeavors on the part of Coroner Jones, it is to be regretted that, owing to the well-known non-communicative character of the Indians, none of the conspirators whose work this dreadful deed doubtless could be discovered. The following is the jury’s

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Jones | Lameque Headstone

Lameque Genealogy

Lazare Jones

1878  –  1973

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Jones | Lameque Headstone

New Brunswick Cemeteries

Joseph J Jones

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Jones | Lameque Headstone

New Brunswick Cemeteries

Elie Jones

Born 1873

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Chiasson, Jones | Lameque Headstone

Lameque Cemetery | New Brunswick Genealogy

Andre Chiasson

1863  –  1956

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